A Guide to the Mary Margaret Farabee Oral History Interviews, 2012
Philanthropist Mary Margaret Farabee (b.1939) received her B. A. in Plan II and M. A. in American Studies from the University of Texas. An active member of numerous causes concerning art, culture, and healthcare, Farabee is known for her role as co-founding chair of the Texas Book Festival with First Lady of Texas, Laura Bush, leading the restoration of the Paramount Theater, and the installation of the Philosophers’ Rock statue, which honors authors J. Frank Dobie, Walter Prescott Webb, and Roy Bedichek. She is married to former Wichita Falls Senator, Ray Farabee, and has a daughter, Patricia Carlson Albright.
“Mary Margaret Farabee..” Harry Ransom Center. Accessed October 25, 2012. http://www.hrc.utexas.edu/contribute/advisory/bios/mary_margaret_farabee.html.
Oral history interviews and transcripts comprise the Mary Margaret Farabee Oral History Papers, 2012, documenting Farabees life, career, and philanthropic endeavors.
This collection is open for research use.
Mary Margaret Farabee Oral History Interviews, 2012, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
This collection was processed by Maria Soscia, October 2012.
Detailed Description of the Papers